Electrical and Computer Engineering Masters Theses



Theses from 2000


Automated temperature dependent Hall measurement system, Andrew Todd Bauer


Mobile robot obstacle avoidance through behavior fusion using fuzzy logic methods, Jeffrey Richard Burnett


Practical measurement techniques for failure prediction in electrical heating apparatus, Timothy James Christman


EMI testing and analysis of an engine control module and dual current probe techniques for EMI investigations, Yimin Ding


Relative color histogram and spatial color clustering analysis in malignant melanoma images, Yunus Emre Faziloglu


Software testing methodologies applied to verification of VHDL model of 8051 microcontroller, Maya Sooraj Gemini


Web based learning tool for Power Electronics, Madhu Gourineni


A medical instrument for body-surface mapping: UML model, hardware design, and VHDL simulation, Venkatasateesh Gudla


Pricing and managing the supply of reactive-power in the deregulated electric industry, Yogesh Trimbak Kulkarni


Cellular automata study of the feasibility of a parallel optical computer, Jason Robert Lane


Allocation of transmission costs under deregulation, Zhijie Li


Understanding and improving shunt capacitor high-frequency attenuation, Christopher N. Olsen


EMI investigation of a hybrid electric vehicle traction drive, Timothy Tin-Shing Pak


JPEG/MPEG and block difference image compression techniques, Raghuram Parvataneni


Evaluation of power factor controllers for enhancing voltage stability, Rajesh Pudhota


A study of classification techniques with applications in landmine detection, Akshaya Shankar Puranik


Improving VPN performance: Security analysis, CORBA-based mechanisms, and application to a medical research instrument, Amit Raikar


Investigation of pattern classification and feature selection of Gaussian processes, Vivek Ramaprasad


Data fusion and evidence accumulation for landmine detection, Karthik Ramaswamy


Investigation of variations to the JPEG Still Image Compression Standard to improve compression ratio, Avinash Ravindranathan


Automatic recognition of digital modulation, Dennis John Simms


Design and implementation of a FPGA based systolic processor for compressed images, Balakrishnan Venkatasamy Subbulakshmi


Analyzing testing methodologies on a VHDL model of the 8051 microcontroller, Gary Cyle Wall


EMAP5 applications and improvements, Hao Wang

Theses from 1999

Neural network demodulation for frequency response measurement of a fiber optic-based smart beam, Abdeq M. Abdi

Detection of solid pigment and pigment network in dermoscopy images using texture analysis, Murali Anantha

Non-linear parameter estimation of excitation systems: feasibility study, Rajeev Bhaskar

Transmutation doping of zinc selenide utilizing selenium-74, Nickolas L. Brakensiek

Modeling of a Unified Power Flow Controller, Peiwei Cao

Investigation of current return paths in four printed circuit board configurations, Ge Chang

Analysis of power bus structure in printed circuit boards, Juan Chen

Analysis of network performance on running IP over ATM and providing ATM policing action, Srinivas Dasari

Optimum and sub-optimum receivers for land-mine detection, Kazim Das

A Heuristic approach to landmine detection using pulsed waterjet excitation, Robert Denier

Detection of brown globlues, radial streaming and blue veil in dermatoscopy images, Omar Faruk

Numerical and experimental studies of EMI reduction through the use of thin conductive and nonconductive materials, Yu Huang

Calculating the reliability indices of a power distribution system, Rama Chandrayanam Jupalli

Design of a shift-register based ATM switch in VHDL, Sricharan Kasetti

Accelerated Graphics Port, Saim Sencer Kefeli

Development of teaching aids for use in an undergraduate computer engineering course in embedded systems design, Kyle Mitchell

Digital data transmission over a video signal using MPEG codec, Srinivas Penmitsa

Digital data transmission over MPEG video, Venkatesha Periyapatna

Acoustic land mine detection, ShiXi J. Qiu

Analysis of diurnal infrared data for landmine detection, Michael James Quinn

Nonlinear forward modeling controller, Mohammed Aslam Sherule

Detection of anti-personnel landmines based on waterjet induced thermal images, Srinivasa R. Somu

Performance of LANs interconnected by an ATM switch, Suresh Thoutam

Type-1 and Type-2 fuzzy identification of dynamical systems, Dongming Wang

Numerical, analytical and experimental studies of radiation imaging operators applied to one dimensional imaging problems, Xiao Wang

Behavioral modeling of semiconductor devices for system model, Rongkai Xu

Pseudo-noise acquisition performance of a generalized correlation loop, Uday Kiran Yadati

Distributed arithmetic implementation of controllers using field programmable gate arrays, Lingfeng Yuan

Detection of smart landmines through EMI signatures and FDTD modeling, Lan Zhang

Theses from 1998

Application of interior point method for voltage stability analysis, Vladimir Vladimirovich Chuvychin

EMI modeling of coupling from high-speed digital lines to I/O lines, Wei Cui

EMAP4 : a 3-D finite element code for analyzing problems in electromagnetics, Prem Kumar Ganeshan

Neural network based optimal control of nonlinear systems, Haitian Hu

Accurate measurement of low-frequency oscillations in a power system, Udai Kanukolanu

Validation of an EMI expert system, Brandon Alden Kemp

EMI antenna modeling and FDTD time-domain extrapolation using the generalized pencil of function method, Xiao Luo

A proposed indoor/outdoor location system utilizing personal communications systems, Gary James Niemerg

Tumor border detection in epiluminescence microscopy images, Pramod Pagadala

Evaluation of an engine controller with an EMC expert system, Derick E. Skouby

Corner detection and edge following for image analysis of prismatic parts, Sriram Srinivasan

An economic analysis of power system capital expenditure deferment with the utilization of relocatable battery energy storage systems, John Edward Sullivan

A radio frequency test bed for the analysis of non-linear widely spaced adaptive array antennas, Robert Dale Ward

Enhancement of thin-film solar cell efficiency by light trapping, Takumi Yoshida

An investigation of EMI from LCD monitors, Theodore M. Zeeff

Theses from 1997

Analysis and design of a TCSC, Vineet Aggarwal

Design and implementation of a single-board hand-held computer, Ali Fuat Baykal

Optical time-of-flight magnetic field sensor, Sean J. Bentley

Hierarchical motion estimation using wavelet transforms, Siddharth Budhraja

Multiple reference frame analysis of non-sinusoidal brushless DC drives, Patrick L. Chapman

Segmentation and motion estimation, Anil Dagar

The transient energy function method and three-phase unbalanced systems, Keith Ronald Folken

Average value modeling and nonlinear control of dc power systems, Steven F. Glover

A neural network based approach for the identification and optimal control of a cantilever plate, Tianjing Han

Enhancements to EMAP5, Yun Ji

An empirical evaluation of the interference coupling effects of return path currents, Theron Lee Jones

An expert systems application in electromagnetic compatibility, Navin Kashyap

Implementation of digital controllers for smart structures using field programmable gate arrays, Jamie Scott Kelly

Modeling the chemical vapor transport of zinc oxide utilizing hydrogen as the transporting agent, Michael Jay Kjar

Moir ̌measurement of surface distortion, Ann Elaine Kruse

Performance characteristics and average-value modeling on auxiliary resonant commutated pole converter based induction motor drives, Brian T. Kuhn

Cogeneration feasibility study for UM-Rolla, Reinis Leveika

Wavelet processing for biomedical signals, Carrie Ellen May

Simulation of slowly varying multipath channels for flat fading and frequency-selective fading, Kyaw Moe Naing

Feasibility of non-uniform widely-spaced arrays for adaptive beamforming systems with associated RF-test-bed hardware, Christopher Lloyd Osterloh

Applications of coupled Karhunen-Lov̈e expansions, Abhijit Patait

Development and analysis of a STATCOM model for facts studies, Pranesh Rao

Study of local area network emulation using block oriented network simulator, Dikan Rendic

Analysis of an autonomous generator slip energy recovery system, James Todd Rhoad

Modal frequency detection in composite beams using fiber optic sensors, Gilbert Warren Sanders

Robust acoustic control of sound radiation into a closed cavity using smart structures, Timothy John Siedlecki


Damage detection of bridge-like structures using state space models, Javier Valentin Sivico

Feasibility of the adaptive reduced-state sequence estimation employing respective-states channel estimation in time-varying fading environments, Chih-Hung Su

Strain measurement in fiber reinforced plastic composite bars using fiber optic sensors, Adrian Teguh Sutinjo

Simulation of ATM systems using Block Oriented Network Simulator, Sushil Philip Verghese

Implementation of camera calibration techniques for vision-based metrology in a rapid prototyping environment, William Christopher Walton

The identification and a neural network based control for a backward maneuvering trailer truck, Robert S. Woodley